Certifications Going Strong

IICRC Certification continues to be recognized and recommended by name by many major insurance companies and industry trade groups as the premier credentialing program for the restoration, cleaning and inspection industry. There are currently more than 53,000 active IICRC-certified technicians, many with multiple certifications and more than 6,000 Certified Firms around the world

Anyone interested in attending IICRC-approved training classes and/or achieving IICRC Certification can locate available classes by going here. There you can find descriptions of approved classes and a searchable list of training details.

Board Elections

The IICRC will appoint five new members to its Board of Directors during its annual Board meeting scheduled for Oct. 19-20. The Board meeting will be held in conjunction with the IICRC Shareholder (Oct. 17) and Certification Council (Oct. 18) meetings in Vancouver, WA.

Comprised of 15 industry leaders elected by the Institute’s shareholders, each major decision made within the organization is brought before the Board of Directors and its Executive Committee, which include the Chairman, First Vice President, Second Vice President, International Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary and Past Chairman.

The newly elected Board and Executive Committee members will be announced on Oct. 20, 2014, so stay tuned to the IICRC’s Twitter and Facebook accounts for live updates.

Calling on Volunteers

Are you interested in serving on a Consensus Body for the development of a new Standard? The IICRC is currently looking for Consensus Body volunteers for the new S210 Standard and Reference Guide for Dimension Stone Maintenance and Restoration. The S210 Standard will encompass the cleaning, maintenance, restoration, rehabilitation, preservation methodologies and repair for interior dimension stone.

This standard will be developed in accordance with the ANSI Essential Requirements as an American National Standard. Those interested in submitting an application to participate on the S210 Consensus Body, should contact Mili Washington, IICRC Standards Director, at mili@iicrc.org.

Call for Photos

 Do you regularly take pictures on the job? We are looking for high-resolution images of restoration and remediation projects to use on our blog and within our social media channels. We’ll make sure to credit you by name or firm for all to see – this is also a great opportunity to help with your website’s search engine optimization (SEO)! If you have any photos that you’d like to share, please send them to communications@iicrc.org.